The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Mangifera casturi Kosterm.

Kalimantan mango, Kasturi



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Considered a cross-hybrid by (Matra et al., 2021).


Conservation Status

IUCN RedList status: Extinct in the Wild



Kalimantan, Indonesia


Biology & Ecology










Bompard, J.M. 1988. Wild Mangifera species in Kalimantan (Indonesia) and in Malaysia. Final report on the 1986-1988 collecting missions. WWF Project No. 3305. Rome, IBPGR, IUCN-WWF.

Humphreys, Aelys M., Govaerts, Rafaël, Ficinski, Sarah Z., Lughadha, Eimear Nic and Vorontsova, Maria S. (2019). Global dataset shows geography and life form predict modern plant extinction and rediscovery. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 1043-1047. [Abstract] [Supplementary Dataset 1]

Kostermans, A.J.G.H. and Bompard, J.-M. 1993. The Mangoes. Academic Press Ltd., London.

Matra, Deden Derajat et al. (2021). Genomic Data Reveal the Genetic Variation among Natural Mangifera casturi Kosterm. Hybrids, an Underutilized Fruit Tree Under ‘Extinct in Wild’ Status from Kalimantan Selatan, Indonesia. Research Square (preprint). DOI: 10.21203/

Nuraini, Fatia Rizki, Setyaningsih, Ratna and Susilowati, Ari. (2019). Antioxidant Activity of Bioactive Compound Produced by Endophytic Fungi Isolated from Endemic Plant of South Kalimantan Mangifera casturi Kosterm. AIP Conference Proceedings 2120: 080013.

Rhodes, L. & Maxted, N. 2016. Mangifera casturi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T32059A61526819. Downloaded on 05 May 2018.

WCSP (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet;


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